Friday – 3/24/11 Reads

How about some wingnuttiery!

First there’s Bryan Fischer and no First Amendment Rights for Muslims!

RightWingWatch:Fischer: No First Amendment Rights for Muslims

Chief spokesman American Family Association Bryan Fischer says that Muslims have no First Amendment Rights! Has he read the constitution!

The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution is part of the Bill of Rights. The amendment prohibits the making of any law “respecting an establishment of religion”, impeding the free exercise of religion, infringing on the freedom of speech, infringing on the freedom of the press, interfering with the right to peaceably assemble or prohibiting the petitioning for a governmental redress of grievances.”


Then there’s Franklin Graham who says the The Muslim Brotherhood had infiltrated the White House!
Mother Jones: Graham

Then there’s Tim Pawlenty’s potential Sharia problem because he supports allowing Sharia loans so that Muslims can buy houses. Where’s the problem? Sharia

Enough of the crazy stuff – when it comes to the economy I trust Paul Krugman and here’s a good piece about the Republicans and the Economy

New York Times:Krugman

Let’s cut the budget, but not my PORK! from Richard Shelby

Think Progress:Shelby

Finally some music stuff the blues community lost a true original this week with the passing of “Pinetop” Perkins

The Clarksdale Press Register: Perkins